A fallen woman, she dreams of landing on her feet, until unexpected news threatens disaster
Becky is the envy of the courtesans of the demi-monde - the indulged mistress of the wealthy and charismatic Marquis of Aldridge. But she dreams of a normal life; one in which her daughter can have a future that does not depend on beauty, sex, and the whims of a man.
Finding herself with child, she hesitates to tell Aldridge. Will he cast her off, send her away, or keep her and condemn another child to this uncertain shadow world?
The devil-may-care face Hugh shows to the world hides a desperate sorrow; a sorrow he tries to drown with drink and riotous living. His years at war haunt him, but even more, he doesn't want to think about the illness that robbed him of the ability to father a son. When he dies, his barony will die with him. His title will fall into abeyance, and his estate will be scooped up by the Crown.
When Aldridge surprises them both with a daring proposition, they do not expect love to be part of the bargain.
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|Publisher:||Judith Anne Knighton|
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About the Author
Since publishing her first fiction book in 2014, Jude has published seven novels and a heap of shorter stories, and plans to keep going till she runs out of years. In her other identity as Judy Knighton, she's spent decades as a plain language consultant specialising in contracts, insurance policies, and financial disclosure statements. Fiction is more fun.